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SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 1 January 1835
A meeting of the Presbytery of New South Wales was held in the Scots Church, Sydney, on Tuesday the 30th ult., the Rev. John Cle- land, AM., Moderator : present, the Moderator, the Rev. Dr. Lang, the Rev. K. D. Smythe, A.M., Mr. Andrew Johnstone, Elder for the Scots Church, Portland-Head, Mr. James Smith, Elder for the Scots Church, Sydney. The Presbytery being constituted by prayer by the Moderator,' and the minutes of last meeting read, Dr. Lang reported that he had written to the Rev. Mr. Thomson, of Bathurst, apprising him of the resolutions agreed to at the last meet ing of Presbytery, and summoning his attendance at the meeting of the committee appointed to meet at Bathurst, and that he had also proceeded to Bathurst as a member of that committee, but &nbsp; had found neither of the other two members in attendance. Dr. Lang then moved that Mr. Cleland be called on to state his reasons why he did not proceed to Bathurst in conformity to the injunction of.the Presbytery....
BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 1 January 1835
A meeting of the Committee of management and of other members of the Scots Church Ba thurst, was held in the temporary place of wor- ship in that settlement, on Saturday the 20th of December last, Major-General Stewart in the chair. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The meeting being opened by prayer by the Rev Dr. Lang, Dr. L. stated that he had come to Bathurst as a member of a committee ap- pointed by the Presbytery of New South Wales to enquire into certain reports which had reached the ears of that Presbytery relative to the moral &nbsp; character and deportment of the Rev. Mr. Thom son, but that some circumstance or other having intervened to prevent the attendance of the other members of the said committee, he was preclu ed from entering into any judicial enquiries re lative to Mr. T. and had called this meeting to ascertain, as far as he could individually in the peculiar circumstances in which he was thus &nbsp; &nbsp; placed, the state of...
PRICES OF FLOUR, PER 100 POUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
PRICES OF FLOUR; PER 100 POUNDS.:, . DEALERS. F INN.: Saco ns. .Barker.. . . 0d.... 12e Od. Cooper, George:Street.. ...... . I .. 9 .: Dickson ..................... 15 0.... 12 9 Gerard ....................... 15 0 . 12 0.' Gordoi... ................. 15 0 ... 120 IHughes and Hoskins ......... 1 0 12 B Howell.......................... 15 0 .... 12. 0 Harvey.............. ......1. 0 .... 12S 'Lovel :.'.. ........... ..... 15 .0.. 12 *, N.B.--An allowance of sle. is made upon taking. one thousand weight.
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
DEPARTUBES, Jan. 1.-?Currency Lass (schooner) Taggart. for Hobart Town, Jan. 1.-William, IV.,: Tamar, and Sophia !ane, steamers, for Newcastle. Jan. 2.-Numa (ship), Leieesle, for Valparaiso, with sundries. Jan. 3.-David Scott (ship), Oweiq; for China, with 200 sheep. Jan. 3.--Bee (brig), Robertson, for :Macquari ~ Island. Jan. 5.-Syren (brig), Munroe, for- Hobart Towini with sundries. Jan. 5.-Lambton (cutter), for Port Stephen.i " Jan. 6.-Sydney Packet, Bruce, for New Zealand? with stores. Jan. 6.;--Auriga (barque), Chambers, for Hobartr Town. ' Jan. 6.-Adelaide (of Hobart Town), for the Siuthi Seas. Jan. 7 .-Lucy Ann (brig), Anglim , for New. Zealand. Jan. 7.--James (bar'que), Paul, for Twofold Bay: and Hobart Town. : :Jan. 7.--Isabella (Govt. schooner), for Moreto i:: Bay, calliig 'at Port Macquarie: with about forty male and 7 female prisoners,. . ,
Markets. PRICES OF THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
PRICES OF THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES: 8. d: s..8. d . Potatoes. . 10 '0a12 0 Wheat, per bushel. . .:. . 4 6:' `0 ~ Barley ditto3.... ....... ... 3 6 4 0 Rye . ditto .. .... .... . 0, 0 3 0 Oats 'ditto ..:.: ....:... 3 . 0 3- 6 Maize. ditto .. .... .... .'3... 3 0 3 '6 Hay, per cwt . ... ....... 8 6 10 .0 Hay, (oatt) 0 7 Straw'per load 1; 0 18 0 Bread per 2lb. loaf, 0 3 0' 4 *Beef per lb., per joint ?.0? . 3 0 4 Mutton ditto, ditto .. 0..:0 4 3 0 4? Veal ditto, ditto 0 5 0 6& Pork ditto, ditto ?. .. - 0 6 Colonial salt pork .... : i.:. 0: 7 Ditto bacon 0........ . .;.: 7 9 Ditto beef ....... ...;1. : . 3...O 0 :3 Ditto hams .................; 1 0 1 : Salt, English, per cwt. ......... 5 6 6 0 Tea, Hyson, per lb. . ..........3 3 4 6 -' Opon green .......... . 2-3 2 0, Ground coffee........;.. ... ? -- 2 Oj Moist sugars per lb., per 100 Ilbs.'. Q0 3.:. 0 3-, Negrohead tobocco ..............- 3 0 Colonial ditto, leaf; in bulk . ..?. . . 4 : 0 :6 S --fig,incask...... . 1. : 0 16 6::: ...
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
FREIGHTS. To London---Wool, Id. to lid. per lb.; oil, 31. I '~1 per tun; tiinber, 31. 10s. per load; flax, 41. to 41. 10g. per ton. To Liverpool--The same as to London. To Hobart Town and Launceston--1l. 5s. to 41.10s per ton. . - '' To Swan River--1l. 10s. to 21. per ton. : To New Zealand and.. South Sea Islands--21. toi 21.:10s. per ton.
Poetry. ODE ON THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
on ol~2 : Qoftro o v ODE ,ON _ THE, ABOLITION OF SLAVERY. '- . BY LORD MORPETH. ' PnOUDLY on Cressy's tented wold .: The Lion-flag of England flew ; iAs proudly gleam'd its crimson fold O.'er the dun heights of Waterloo: _;. :'But other lyres shall greet the brave; . Sing now, that we have Freed the Slave;. : :The ocean plain, where Nelson bled, : Fair Commerce plies with peaceful oar, .. Duteous o'er Britain's clime to shed The gather'd spoil of every shore: : To-day across the Atlantic sea Shout-shout ye, that the Slave is Free. And eloquence in rushing streams Has flow'd our halls and courts along,.: 'Or kindled mid yet loftier dreams The glowing burst of glorious Song : ' et both their noblest burdens pour, To .tell that Slavery is no more. Bright.Science through each field of space Has urged her mist-dispelling car, ' Coy Nature's hidden reign to trace, To weigh each wind, and count each star: Yet stay, thou proud Philosophy, .First stoop to bid Mankind be Free.. And Freedom ha...
CONVEYANCE OF NEWSPAPERS. Abstract of a Bill to regulate the Conveyance of Printed Newspapers by Post between the United Kingdom, the British Colonies, and Foreign Parts. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
CONVEYANCE OF NEWSPAPERS. Abstract of a Bill to regulate the Conveyance of Printed Newspapers by Post between the United Kingdom, the British Colonies, and Foreign Parts. REPEALS SO much of the previous Acts as authorizes the clerks in the offices of the Secretaries of State, and any officers in the Post-office, to frank printed newspapers, &c.; and so much of 6, Geo. IV. c. 68, as relates to conveyance of newspapers by Packet boats to and from his Majesty's colonies repealed. Newspapers to and from the colonies to be de livered free of postage. Newspapers to and from foreign parts, to be de livered free of postage, provided such newspapers are allowed to pass free in the state to which theyare sent or arrived from ; but if not allowed to pass free in such state, the sum of 2d. must be paid to the Post-office upon the sending off or receiving News papers to or from such state. , Newspapers to be sent in covers open at the sides, and no communication to be written or printed ...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
ARRIVALS. :Jan. 1.-Eleanor (brig), Mann, 244 tons, from the Mauritius, via Hobart Town. Merchandise-.Dawes and Co., agents. Jan. 2.-Edinburgh (ship), Lyall, 271:torns, from Liverpool, via Hobart Town. , Merchandise.- J Lord and Co., Agents. Jan. 3.-Henry Porcher (ship), Hart, 485 tons, from London. Male prisoners and Government stores -J. B. Montefiore and Co., agents. Jan. 3.-Prince George (revenue cutter)' Captain Roach, from Howe's Island, with three prisoners. Jan. 4.-Leda (barque), Robb, from the Cape of Good Hope, with Cape produce. Jan. 5.-Venus (barque), Harvey, from the South Seas with 700 barrels of sperm oil. Jan. 5.-Sophia Jane, Tamar, and William IVc, steamers, from Newcastle. Jan. 6.-Maria (schooner), Hind," 185 tons,.from the Cape of Good Hope, ,via Hobart Town, with Cape produce. ; Jan. 6.-Tarrie, coaster, from Manning River, Whalingstores,
THE NEGRO IS FREE, [Imitated from Moore's Sacred Melody. "Sound the loud Timbrel o'er Egypt's dark Sea."] [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
THE NEGRO IS FREE, -~BY JAMES MONTGOMERY. [Imitated from Moore's Sacred Melody. " Sound the loud STimbrel o'er Egypt's dark Sea."] Blow ye the trumpet abroad o'er the sea, Britannia hath triumphed, the Negro is free; Sing, for the pride of the tyrant is broken, His scourges and fetters, all clotted with blood, Are wrenched from his grasp;-for the word was but spoken, And fetters and scourges were sunk in the flood Blow, ye the trumpet abroad o'er the sea, Britannia hath triumph'd, the Negro is free. Hail to Britannia, fair Liberty's isle! Her ,frown quail'd, the tyrant, the slave caught her smile; Flyoz} the winds to tell Afric the story.;: Say to the mother of mourners, " Rejoice !" Britannia went forth in her beauty, her glory, And slaves sprang to men at the sound of her voice: Praise to the God of our fathers :--'twas HE,, Jehovah, that triumph'd, my country, by TIIEE.' Sheffield. I ~ ~ ~ ? m!IKIm ! mn
TIDE TABLE &c. FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
S TIDE TABLE'd&c. FOR SYDNEY. ' SHigh Water. Sun Age qf , Days. MORN. EVBN. Rises. Sets. Moon. Thursday. 8 2 52 3 32 4 55 7 5 10 Friday .. 9 4 5 4 36 4 55 7 5 11 Saturday.. 10 5 15 5 48 4 56 7 4 12 Sunday ..11 6 12 6 40 4 50 7 4 13 Monday .., 12 7 13 ,.7 42 4 57- -'7 '3 .14 .xTuesday .. 13 8 10 8 30 4 57 7 3 15 Wednesday 14 8 60 9 10 4 58 7 2 16
GREAT BRITAIN. OBSERVANCE OF THE SABBATH IN SCOTLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
OREAT 33 SR.ZTAIX OBSERVANCE OF THE SABBATH IN' SCOTLAND. A pastoral admonition or address has been issued by the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, inculcating the better observance of the Sabbath. It states that though some-transgressions of the law of the Sabbath, are less frequent than at former periods, there is too great cause to feat, that there has been on the whole an increase of flagrant iniquity, and that many things are done, without hesitation or scru ple, of which it is 'a shame even to speak.' Amongst these enumerated a great increase of unnecessary travelling on the Lord's day, both for purposes of business and amusement; that shops are kept open on that day for the sale of provisions and other arti cles of traffic ; that multitudes, forgetful of their most sacred duties and their immortal interests, have be come accustomed to wander in the fields, to frequent scenes of recreation, or to spend their time in riot and drunkenness, and other immoralities. The A...
English Extracts. COLONIZATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
English Extracts. COLONIZATION. The new colony which it is proposed to establish in South Australia is naturally exciting considerable in- terest and discussion. The proposed plan on which it is to be founded, provides that Government shall in no case make grants of waste lands, but shall dispose of them on a regular system of sales by auction, and that the whole proceeds arising from these sales shall be applied to defray the expense of conveying labour- ers to the colony. The first of these provisions will prevent the settler from obtaining more land than he has the means of improving, and will thereby avert the evils occasioned to other colonies by the opposite system, which, by locking up good lands from those who were able and willing to improve them, has per- petuated their unproductive state. By the esta- blishment of this colony a new field will be opened for the available exertion of British capital and in- dustry, and for the beneficial disposal of the redun- dant populati...
DREADFUL STEAM-CARRIAGE ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
DI)EADFUL STEAM-CARRIAGE , ACCIDENT. ON' Tuesday, afternoon, the 2nd of August last, the city of Glasgow was thrown into an indescribable state of excitement and alarm, in consequence of the re ports which reached town, announcing the total de struction of one of the steam-carriages, which left Glasgow at two o'clock, on the Paisley road, in the immediate vicinity of the TIhree-Mile-House. It apprears that the carriage, having gained the summit of the acclivity at the plice in question, stopped for a minute or two and took in a supply of fuel and water, when, just as it was in the act of proceeding on its journey, one of the right-hand wheels gave way the machine came to the ground with terrific violence -the boiler was instantly crushed as flat as a pan cake, and simultaneously with which the bottom of the vehicle was shattered to atoms by the explosion, and all the passengers, twelve in number, were more or less injured. 'Among the sufferers Captain E. B. Gilmer sustained a severe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
THE SYDNEY BAZAAR. OPENED FOR BUSINESS ON TUESDAY &nbsp; the 16th ult., and on every subsequent day, be- twoen the hours of 11 and 6. Persons desirous of sending any Pictures, &c., for exhibition upon the Walls, are requested to do so as soon as possible. Applications for Stations will be received at, the Bazaar Office. BATHURST ROYAL MAIL. J. REILLY, Livery Stable Keeper, 109, Pitt Street, Sydney, having obtained the Contract &nbsp; for next year, begs to intorm the Inhabitants of Bathurst and the Public in general, that owing to the admirable arrangement of the Post Master Gene- ral (on delivering the Bags at Penrith), those delays at Parramatta and Sydney will in future be com- pletely obviated, and enable the Proprietor to study the comfort, safety, and convenience of his Passen- gers—a duty he will ever feel pleasure in performing towards those who honour him with their patronage. The new Mail Conveyance will start on the 1st of January, and every succee...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
A.TSTR.ALaAN COLLEGE. E 'HE Council of the Australian College are happy ·. to inform the Public, that the Classes of that I:nstitutihn, which for some time past have been c.onducted by the. Rev. Henry Carmichael, A. M., and two assistants,:will, in consequence of the recent .arrival" of two bI-ead-masters, or Professors, from the mother country, be recommenced immediately after I .the Christmas Holidays, on a basis considerably more extended and more accordant with its original plan. . :They beg also to remind the public, that the princi ple hitherto kept in view, in ,the organization of the t Australian College, has been the subdivision of la bour in the' business of education through the co operation of several well qualified and efficient men, I appointed to conduct its different departments simul. : aneously.; and they cherish the hope that, as their 1 :now augmented establishment will enable them to carry this principle more fully into effect than it has i hitherto been, the In...
Literature and Science. REVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
ltterattire anyV %ctec, ,REVIE W. [The following article is extracted fronim a re cent number of THE PRINTINC MACHINe, one of the able and widely-circulated periodical publications of the Society in London for the dif-' tusion of Useful Knowledge. We believe it ig from-the pen of G. L. CRAMK, Esq., one of the literary employes of that,Society.] An historical Account of. New South Wale~. SBy JoTtN DUNMORE LANG, D.D., 2 vols. post 8vo. London, pp. 401, and'443. Price 21s. A COMPLErte account of New South Wales, emr bracing both the history and the statistics of the colony, would have .been a valuable present to the public, had it even been little more than a careful compilation from the different voyages, parliamentary papers, and other authorities which have communicated fragments of information up.' on the subject at various times. The present work, however, is something much beyond sucli::h a mere digest of statements previously existing,. although in a scattered form. It is an acc...
Religious Intelligence. SOUTH SEA ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 8 January 1835
etiigiouttn ntetliatene. SOUTH SEA IX LANDS. By the recent arrival of a vessel from Tahiti, intelligence of a mixed character has been re ceived from the missionaries at the Georgian and Society Islands. In some of the groups, the cause of God, of truth and of virtue appears to be progressively advancing, while in others it is evidently and lamentably retrograding.. In Ta hiti and the islands under the government of its Queen, things are in a highly favourable state; the authorities having lent their influence to wards advancing the cause of reform, by recom mending and requiring the people to attend the public worship of God and by enforcing and car rying into effect the various regulations of the Temperance Societies. In the latter respect strong measures have been adopted with the hap piest effect: constables have been authorised to perambulate the districts and to seize and destroy ardent spirits wherever they can find them; and so vigorously has this measure been acted upon, th...